Rock the Pulaski, Moon Meal, Cinder Block Comedy – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (9/14–9/20)

Use discount code "GPERS16" for 30% off tickets (image via The Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center)
image via The Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center

[sponsored] TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint
East River State Park (90 Kent Ave)
1pm, $35–$100, More info and 30% Discount Code
An annual outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor, now entering its 7th year. This block party–style event features samples from 50+ of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, bars, breweries, and wineries, along with live music, demonstrations, and much, much more.

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

12508875_1096479303758294_5491734166576474348_nWEDNESDAY 9/14
^ Banned But Translated @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Members of the PEN America Translation Committee read from translations of books that have been banned in other countries, More info
☺ Cinder Block Comedy Festival Preview Show @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 1opm, FREE, Hosted by Gabe Pacheco and Sameer Naseem, with Sarah Kennedy, Eman El-Husseini, Myq Kaplan, and more, More info

THURSDAY 9/1514066232_10153896022020679_8487956206276721647_o
♦ “Slow Silent” Opening Reception
@ The Yard (33 Nassau Ave) 6pm, FREE, Recent works by Eric Otto, More info
♦  New Red Wine Release & “Geometries”
@ Brooklyn Oenology (209 Wythe Ave) 7pm, FREE, A solo exhibition of work by Matti Havens, plus $2 off glasses of BOE 2013 Social Club Red, More info
♫ Gimme Tinnitus Presents @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Parlor Walls / Natural Velvet / Weeping Icon / Plaque, RSVP


screen-shot-2016-09-14-at-12-43-45-amFRIDAY 9/16

* Antidote Apothecary & Tea Bar Grand Opening 
@ Antidote Apothecary (200 Franklin St) 6pm, FREE, An evening of DIY herbal soda making, fresh Antidote Herbal Cordials, music, health talks, and more, More info
# Moon Meal 
@ Archestratus Books (160 Huron St) 7pm, $50, A restorative four-course meal from Apothecary Kitchen, More info
♫ Optimo 
@ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 11pm, $15, With Lena Willikens and Willie Burns, Buy tix

14125001_1185102778215865_3521395433449905379_oSATURDAY 9/17
* Greenpoint Arts Block Festival 
@ Brooklyn Public Library (107 Norman Ave) 11am, FREE, A neighborhood festival with cultural, educational, and recreational events highlighting the Polish identity of Greenpoint and integrating its old and new inhabitants, RSVP
♫ Rock the Pulaski 
@ North Brooklyn Boat Club (437 McGuinness Blvd) 6pm, $5 before 7pm/$10 after, With bands, beer, BBQ, and a bonfire under your favorite and ever-faithful bridge in Greenpoint, RSVP
# Kitchen Takeover @ Humboldt & Jackson (434 Humboldt St) 6pm, FREE, Food from Rangoon NoodleLab, a pop-up restaurant serving Burmese dishes, More info
☺ Park Dope Comedy
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8:30pm, $15, Stand-up from Clara Bijl, V. Lince, Carole Montgomery, Brian Parise, Jani Tillery, and Julio Torres, RSVP

69-atlgSUNDAY 9/18
* Fall Open House @ Narayana Integrative Center (191 Nassau Ave) 1pm, FREE, A day full of yoga, Ayurveda, tantric circle, drum circles, and more, More info
♫ Angel Olsen @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) $20, With Alex Cameron, Buy tix

14086360_10102901790789806_2526068397468303674_oMONDAY 9/19
* Brooklyn BrewSkee-Ball Fall Kickoff 
@ Full Circle Bar (318 Grand St) 7pm, FREE, With an open bar, snacks, free skee-ball all night, and more, RSVP
♫ LPR Presents @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, $5–$10 suggested, With Decker / Runson Willis III / Rachel Angel, RSVP

screen-shot-2016-09-14-at-1-11-36-amTUESDAY 9/20
* NAG Environmental Happy Hour @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 6:30pm, FREE, Enjoy a drink while you meet environmental experts and community activists, More info
♫ Dueling Folies a Deux @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 9pm, $5 suggested, With Charming Disaster / The Lady Comes First, RSVP

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
^ Literary Event
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
♥ Pheremones Likely

About Oriana

Oriana is a writer, editor, and hipstorian [sic] who is kind of obsessed with Brooklyn. She is the author of "Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity" (Monacelli, 2015) and creatrix of the website of the same name. She is the events editor for Brokelyn, QNS, and Greenpointers, and her writing has appeared on Slate, Atlas Obscura, New York Post, Matador, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Curbed, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Based, and more. Follow her at @orianabklyn.

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